Rural Broadband Task Force Kicks Off
Governor Ricketts announced the appointments of members to the Rural Broadband Task Force in July. The first meeting was held Sept. 24. The task force will also meet on Oct. 15, Nov. 7, and Dec. 10 from 9:30 a.m. CT to noon CT at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street in Lincoln in the Board Room on the lower level.
Why Is Rural Broadband Important to Communities and Nebraska’s Economy?
Rural broadband availability and adoption are associated with:
- Attraction and retention of millennials
- Greater economic growth
- Attraction of new firms
- Higher household incomes
- Small business growth
Check out our broadband infographic (PDF) to learn more about rural broadband in Nebraska.